Wednesday, January 18, 2006

galing ng Pinoy...

My good friend Pau sent this to me:

Have YOU seen these UNIQUE AND WITTY NAMES of some of our pinoy establishments?
Just go ahead, read, and make your day!!! ;)

Gone Native

1) Cooking ng Ina Mo
2) Cooking ng Ina Mo Rin (located across Cooking ng Ina Mo)
3) LBM Restaurant
4) Pa-Kap-Log (serves a breakfast combo of pan de sal, kape, itlog)
4) Gutom Jones
5) Nakamura (Kainang Pinoy on Pedro Gil street, Mla.)
6) Orignamurapa
7) Eatcetera (canteen)
8) Kainan at Inuman sa Da Bespren
9) Ken Afford
10) KSP Grill (“Kainan sa Pasig, Kulang sa Pansin, Kulang sa Pera, Kulang sa Pag-ibig) - yes, that’s the entire name… Ü
11) Pansit ng Taga Malabon (sign on Boni Ave., Mandaluyong)
12) Rapsa

“Ok, Let’s Eat!” Chinese Chow

1) Kik Mai Bols & more (Kikiam-Siomai-Siopao-Squidballs-Atbp.)
2) Bee Tin (hopia factory)
3) GoTo Heaven
4) Goodah (Open 25 Hours)
5) Ho Kee Yah (Chinese restaurant in Baguio, pronounced “OK Ah!” with a Chinese accent)
6) Hoo Lee Chow!
7) Miki Mao (noodle eatery
8) Shu-To-Kil: Sugba, Tula, Kilawin or Sinugba, Tinola, Kinilaw (a seaside wet market eatery in Seafood Village near Mactan Shrine, Cebu)
9) Tapa O’ Di Ba? Tapa Sinangag at Iba Pa!
10) Tapsi ni Mommy
11) TapSi TurBi (Tapa, sinangag, turon at bibingka)
12) UFO: Uncle Finn’s Soya
13) Wok Man
14) Wrap and Roll (lumpia outlet)

Good times, good songs, good God, let's eat!!!

1) Beerkada
2) Beery Good (kainan, inuman along Taft Ave.)
3) Blue Marilyn (sing-along, ihaw2 resto in Sucat)
4) Feel More at Filmore (karaoke bar on Filmore st., Makati)
5) Joke Box
6) Let's Goat Together (kambingan cum beer garden)
7) Man-Ya-Kiss (videoke bar and restaurant)
8) O'Beer Time (bar and nightclub)
9) The Other Office (bar in Ermita)
10) Sinto Nado (karaoke bar)
11) Tom Cruz Beer Garden

Gaya-gaya, Puto maya!

1) Aristoback (behind Aristocrat Restaurant)
2) Avant Garb (kainan, inuman along Taft Ave.)
3) Bibingka Republic
4) Bali Gulp (beer garden beside Valley Golf and Country Club in Antipolo)
5) Bill Gets
6) Bill’s Gate (computer shop)
7) Caintacky Fried Chicken (in Cainta, Rizal)
8) Cleo Pata’s (bakahan & manukan)
9) Crocodile Bundee’s Chronographs
10) Dr. Sebago-in (shoe repair)
11) Elizabeth Tailoring
12) James Tailoring
13) Robert Tayloring
14) Fix Ahoy (repair shop on Wilson st., San Juan)
15) Goldirocks
16) Gucci Money Changer
17) Jaribee Chicken
18) Jerry Bee
19) Leon King Video Rental
20) Mang Donald’s (burger joint in Naga City Plaza which serves the Big Mang!, Mak-mak and a side order of Prince Fries)
21) Parejo Minsan Patrol (sports utility being manufactured in provincial shops)
22) Perk Avenue (coffee shop)
23) Petal Attraction
24) Peter Pan de Sal
25) Pier Carding Tailoring (located in North Harbor, Mla.)
26) Pizza Hot
27) Side-saki
28) Starback Café
29) Starbarako (trendy coffee beans sold in Batangas)
30) Sylvester’s Salon
31) The Way We Wear
32) Tree’s Company
33) Wheels Fargo
34) Gym Carry
35) YSL (Yari sa Laguna)

-From our very own Pinoy writer Neni Sta.Romana-Cruz’s new book “Ngalang Pinoy: A Primer on Filipino Wordplay” as written about in Powerbook’s in-house magazine “Read” Dec05-Jan06 edition

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